The Ontario Sailing Nominations Committee is now accepting nominations for the Ontario Sailing Board of Directors for the upcoming election at the AGM in October 2021.
The Nominating Committee is comprised of three independent Ontario Sailing volunteers, whose mandate is to review all submissions, interview all candidates and then recommend a slate of candidates to the Board with selections based on identified organizational needs.
The committee is seeking nominations for candidates to fill one vacant Director position. The intent is that this Director will be then appointed by the Board to the role as Treasurer. At this time the key competency needed on the Board is related to financial acumen. In addition to the basic requirements of a Director under the Corporations Act, a strong financial background is required, and a CPA would be an asset.
To aid in the selection process and to provide the Nominating Committee with the required context for interviews, we ask that candidates submit a cover letter and resume to the nomination committee. Please email to Glenn Lethbridge at firstname.lastname@example.org who will collect for the committee.
The call for nominations will close on Thursday, September 2nd, 2021 at 5:00 pm ET.
If you are qualified, someone will be in touch to set up an interview. A final slate of candidates is required to be presented to the Board of Directors by September 9th, 2021 and shared with the Corporation members by September 14th, 2021.
Information about the Ontario Sailing Board’s Mandate
Ontario Sailing’s Board is a strategic Board focusing on policy and governance. The purpose of the Board is to set the overall direction of the Association through setting goals, determining policies, securing resources, and monitoring the organizations’ performance.
Duties (As set out in the By-laws):
The Board shall be responsible for initiating policies, strategic and operating plans and developing programs and activities to carry out the purposes of the Association and to support and approve initiatives of the Executive and supervise and evaluate the administrative activities of the Association.
The term of Office shall be three (3) years at which time the incumbent is eligible to stand for re-election.
Attendance at all Board Meetings, usually virtually, occasionally in person, potentially up to 12 meetings/year. Participate as required in special events and on standing and/or ad hoc committees averaging approximately 3 hours a month.